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From: steven perkins <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Can someone please help me?
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2005 11:34:35 -0500
References: <email@example.com> <01c501c5dbd4$94f98f60$6400a8c0@Beller3>
Just to be sure you know this, the Hamilton Co Genealogical Society
did an index to all the Declarations for Naturalization in the
Hamilton Co., courts. Have you checked that?
Many of the Germans in Cincinnati, originally went to Indiana or
northern Kentucky before stopping in Cincinnati.
The University of Cincinnati Archives is the Ohio Regional Depository
for all South Western Ohio counties. You may want to contact them.
The Federal Court naturalizations are at the National Archives in
I hope that helps.
Steven C. Perkins
On 10/28/05, The Bellers <> wrote:
> I had my husband's uncle's DNA tested because my paper trail hit a big brick
> wall. The surname is Kemper, but he is Not part of the Germanna Kempers that
> came over in the 1700's. He immigrated to Cincinnati, around 1882. However,
> I have no idea where he came from in Germany and every attempt I've made to
> narrow the location bears no fruit.
> My hopes were probably way too high. I had hoped that he would match someone
> and I could get an idea of where to look in Germany. Since he was a grinder
> in a flour mill, I even entertained the thought that Kemper was a name taken
> during an apprenticeship.
> His first 12 markers don't match anyone, never mind 37 markers. My FTDNA
> matches page is completely empty. What's even better is that his mtDNA is
> the same way. (Mitosearch code: UVN3B) Now I'm not sure what to do next.
> When I imput his numbers into Whit's predictor I get:
> 33 for J2
> 46 for Q
> 45 for R1b
> His ysearch code is ZZ6RU. Can someone please advise me on how to proceed?
> So what is he? Is he a dying haplotype? Is he the first of his kind? How can
> I use this information to help me find out more about both his recent and
> distant past?
> Thanks for any suggestions and expertise that you are willing to share.
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Steven C. Perkins